The history of the two Koreas as a whole, 1953–1996
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- South Korea stopped US strike on North
Korea: former president
- Agence France Presse, Wednesday 24 May 2000. South Korea
stopped US President Bill Clinton from launching an air
strike against North Korea's nuclear facilities in June
1994. The Clinton government was preparing a war.
- Seoul, Washington Threaten North
- The Militant, 21 October 1996. Seoul stepped up
its threat of a full-scale military confrontation if the
north Korean government in Pyongyang continues its
armed provocation after a north Korean submarine
ran aground off south Korea. South Korean troops pursued
and killed most of the crew.
- Spy stories
- By Bradley Martin, Asia Times, 18 September
1999. The wreckage of the economy and starvation are why
North Korea might look for a new set of policies—maybe
even all or parts of the
comprehensive package deal
outlined in Washington. Another reason is that North seems
to have begun to falter in the battle for the hearts and
minds of South Koreans.